Experimental Economics Seminar Schedule

Seminars are held in room 5183 of the Metropolitan Building on GMU’s Arlington campus, from 4:00-5:00pm. Please visit our Seminar archive to see previous speakers and topics.

Spring 2016

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
February 19 Harnessing Observability to Promote Contributions to Public Goods | Background Reading 1, 2, 3 Erez Yoeli Harvard University
February 26 The Cost of Keeping Track Johannes Haushofer Princeton University
March 4 Multicandidate Elections: Aggregate Uncertainty in the Laboratory Laurent Bouton Georgetown University
March 18 Room 5075 Is There an Nth of the Month Effect? The Timing of SNAP Issuance, Food Expenditure, and Grocery Prices | Abstract Tatiana Homonoff Cornell University
March 25 Room 5075 The Economic Costs of Low Caloric Intake: Evidence from India Heather Schofield University of Pennsylvania
April 1 Room 5075 The Welfare Effects of Nudges: A Case Study of Energy Use Social Comparisons Hunt Allcott New York University
April 8 Stochastic Game Theory for Social Science: A Primer on Quantal Response Equilibrium | Abstract Charlie Holt University of Virginia
April 15 Room 5075 Parental Education and Peer Effects Promote Children’s Cooperation in a Prisoner’s Dilemma Experiment, Even When the Benefits from Cooperation are Asymmetric | Abstract Mattias Sutter University of Cologne
April 22 Room 5075 Relinquishing Power, Exploitation and Political Unemployment in Democratic Organizations Luis Corchón Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
April 29 Room 5075 The Demand for Bad Policy when Voters Underappreciate Equilibrium Effects Pedro Dal Bo Brown University